In a stunning move that has shocked the world, Elon Musk has disabled Greta Thunberg’s Twitter account. The tech billionaire, who has been known to clash with the young climate activist on social media, apparently couldn’t take the heat anymore and decided to take matters into his own hands.
Sources close to Musk claim that he was fed up with Thunberg’s constant tweets about climate change and her calls for action to save the planet. “Elon is a practical guy,” said one insider. “He thinks that Greta’s tweets were just a lot of hot air and didn’t really accomplish anything.”
The move has sparked outrage among Thunberg’s supporters, who are accusing Musk of censorship and trying to silence a young woman who is trying to make a difference in the world. But Musk is standing by his decision, claiming that he was just trying to protect his own sanity.
“Look, I’ve got a lot on my plate,” Musk told reporters. “I’m trying to build rockets, send people to Mars, and save the world with electric cars. I don’t have time to deal with Greta’s constant nagging about the environment. So I did what any rational person would do – I disabled her Twitter account.”
Thunberg, who has been a vocal critic of Musk’s climate record, has yet to comment on the situation. But her supporters are rallying around her, with many taking to social media to condemn Musk’s actions.
“Elon Musk thinks he can just silence Greta Thunberg because she’s a young woman who cares about the planet,” wrote one Twitter user. “Well, we won’t stand for it. #FreeGreta”
Meanwhile, Musk seems to be taking the backlash in stride. “Hey, I’m used to people hating me,” he said with a shrug. “I’m the richest man in the world, remember? I can handle a little criticism.”
As for Thunberg’s Twitter account, it remains disabled for the time being. But with the support of her millions of followers, it seems unlikely that she’ll be silenced for long.
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